2024 Topps Series 2: Kevin Hart Returns And Other Short Print Variations To Chase

There are several short print variations to chase in 2024 Topps Series 2, including a comedian who is making a grand return. Kevin Hart is once again appearing on cards of Philadelphia Phillies players. In 2024 Series 1, the Phillies cards that had the Philly-native comedian were numbered to /52 — matching Hart’s 5-foot-2 height. However, in Series 2, the cards are now numbered to /53.

Topps also has short print rookie variations of Jackson Holliday, Wyatt Langford, Jackson Chourio and Jackson Merrill. The sports collectibles company also brought back its popular Golden Mirror Image variations for Series 2.

HobbyListings breaks down the short print variations below.

The List: 2024 Topps Series 2 Short Print Variations

1. Kevin Hart Variations

2024 Topps Series 2 Kevin Hart Variation /53 Trea Turner
2024 Topps Series 2 Kevin Hart Variation /53 Trea Turner. (credit: eBay)

Like mentioned above, Hart is putting his stamp on Phillies cards once again in 2024 Topps Series 2. This time, the Hart Phillies cards are numbered to /53. According to data from 130Point.com, they have been selling for between $200-$300.

2. Whopping Seven Jackson Holliday Rookie Short Print Variations (#697)

The 20-year-old Baltimore Orioles phenom has a staggering seven short variation rookie cards in 2024 Topps Series 2. Topps had some fun with Holliday, though, as they paid homage to the infamous 1989 Fleer Bill Ripken “F*** Face” card. This time, however, Holliday has “Fun Face” written on the bat knob. Topps even has five similar “F*** Face” variations. Those include:

  • White scribble
  • White bat knob
  • Black scribble
  • Black box
  • Saw cut

Topps also has a short print variation of Holliday while at-bat.

4. Jackson Chourio Rookie Short Print Variation (#698)

2024 Topps Series 2 Jackson Chourio Short Print rookie card
2024 Topps Series 2 Jackson Chourio Short Print rookie card. (credit: eBay)

The Milwaukee Brewers signed Jackson Chourio to an eight-year, $82 million deal before he even played his first big league game. Chourio was one of the best prospects in baseball prior to his call-up. Topps features him as a short print variation in 2024 Series 2.

5. Jackson Merrill Rookie Short Print Variation (#699)

2024 Topps Series 2 Jackson Merrill Short Print rookie card
2024 Topps Series 2 Jackson Merrill Short Print rookie card. (credit: eBay)

The 21-year-old centerfielder skyrocketed through the San Diego Padres Minor League system after being the 27th-overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft, making the 2024 Opening Day roster. Jackson Merrill is featured as a short print rookie variation in 2024 Topps Series 2.

6. Wyatt Langford Rookie Short Print Variation (#700)

2024 Topps Series 2 Wyatt Langford SP rookie card
2024 Topps Series 2 Wyatt Langford SP rookie card. (credit: eBay)

Texas Rangers rookie Wyatt Langford shows up as a short print variation in 2024 Topps Series 2. Langford was the fourth-overall pick in the 2023 MLB Draft, spending less than one year in the Rangers’ Minor League system.

7. Golden Mirror Image Variations

2024 Topps Series 2 Gunnar Henderson Golden Mirror Image Variation
2024 Topps Series 2 Gunnar Henderson Golden Mirror Image Variation. (credit: eBay)

Topps has brought back its popular Golden Mirror Image Variations. Every base card in 2024 Topps Series 2 gets a super short print Golden Mirror Image Variation, where they use a different image on the card’s front and have a gold back.

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